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EDITOR'S NOTE: Production workers at the plant belong to UAW Local 862.

By LUCAS ALBACH

UPDATE: The jefferson County Teacher’s Association endorsed Edelen, according to the campaign‘s Daniel Hurt. Laborers’ Local 576 in Louisville and Covington Professional Fi

From the Kentucky Democratic Party

Frankfort, KY— With one final day in the 2019 legislative session, Republican Gov. Matt Bevin is once again taking aim at his own party for not kowtowing to his legislative wishes.

Speaking on WKCT in Bowling Green on Tuesday morning, Bevin bashed the Republican-controlled General Assembly.

By IVONNE ROVIRA

On Feb. 28, 10 school districts had a “sick-out” — a strike, in essence — in order to head to Frankfort to protest HB 525, a bill that would transfer control of the Teachers Retirement System out of the hands of teachers. But even the protesting teachers do not realize the severe ramifications of this pension bill.

By MARSHALL WARD

President, Calloway County Retired Teachers Association

A "Pyrrhic victory" inflicts such a devastating toll on the victor that it is equal to a defeat.

By JOHN PERR

During the 2016 presidential campaign, Republican Donald Trump presented a unique conundrum for the public and pundits alike. Simply put, Trump lied at a rate never before seen in modern American politics. No candidate in the 21st century, from either party, even came close.

By HEATHER LONG

President Trump blamed a small-town union leader Sunday for not doing enough to save a General Motors factory in Lordstown, Ohio, that shuttered on March 6, causing about 5,400 job losses in a struggling part of the country.

By CARL HIAASEN

Turning back the clock of history to wonder, “What if Barack Obama had been more like Donald Trump?”

In a stunning defiance of a long-standing tradition, Democratic presidential frontrunner Barack Obama refuses to make public his federal tax returns.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Had the Republican National Committee tweeters read some history, they might have thought twice about their weird St. Patrick’s Day dig at Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke.

The tweet resurrected the drunken Irishman stereotype. A similar slur helped cost the GOP the 1884 presidential election--more on that in a minute.